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in sacramento. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on how this coming court case is tailor made for him. >> reporter: the final say in the cultural war on same-sex marriage is coming. and the justices decision to hear the case is historic. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court taking on one of the most divisive issues. first, the justices could say that denying marriage to any couple is unconstitutional, just like the former band on interracial marriage. that decision could overturn any state's same-sex marriage ban. the second choice is sa technicality. they can rule that supporters of prop 8 are not legally entitled to defend that law. >> the ninth circuit tried to narrow its ruling by equating it to a romer versus evans. >> reporter: in that case, they stripped gays and lesbians the right to equal protection. the supreme court ruled it unconstitutional. justice kennedy wrote that singling out gays and lesbians was a violation. the ninth circuit court chose that same logic. the supreme court will hear arguments in march. the decision on whether same- sex marriage will remain banned or become
. that was video taken on the corner of 16th and valencia. we sent linda yee to find out, what was that? >> up there! look! >> reporter: it was definitely something in the night sky. enrique barrios took this video of lights. >> it looked like flames, fireballs in the sky. >> reporter: david shelly took these pictures as they hovered over him. >> kind of looked like a fiery, floaty thing. >> strange! >> reporter: so what did dance through the sky over san francisco's mission district? even scientists are not so sure. >> it's not a planet. it's not a constellation. not meteors. not the moon. >> reporter: witnesses said the lights flickered on and off, then took different shapes. >> they kind of looked like flying candles. then they started making triangle formations. >> reporter: but there could be a plausible explanation. >> it looks to me like it could have been balloons carrying lights. >> i am a hundred percent sure this was a ufo. >> you do admit you had a little christmas cheer? >> absolutely. alcohol was definitely an influence here. >> definitely not a star ship? >> no. >> reporter: one
tied up, gagged on a san francisco street. cbs 5 reporter linda yee takes us to that apartment. >> reporter: four women and one man were arrested in a case that even baffles police. >> this is a crime you see in movies. it's certainly disturbing when you find a crime of that nature. >> reporter: sunday evening a man and woman bound on the street. they were tied up, gagged, beaten, one was shot and dumped here. investigators however would not elaborate on the motive. the male victim eventually died. an 18-year-old wool remains in the hospital with serious injuries. investigators tracked down the suspects to a home in hercules. >> there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. i can't get into what those relationships are. >> reporter: one of the murder suspects is 32-year-old maelene lintz of san francisco identified by her neighbor. lintz's neighbor is shocked. >> you don't know what's behind what happened. just unexpected. unbelievable. i'm more than surprised she was arrested for. she's not a violent person. >> reporter: lintz lives in the garage ap
from the cancer center, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> after weeks on the run, tonight software tycoon john mcafee is in florida. we think. he arrived in miami this afternoon but hasn't been seen since. john mcafee says miami wasn't his choice, but when guatemalan authorities expelled him, they put him on a plane and told them where to go. they want to question john mcafee about his neighbor's murder. >>> we have new information and the man and woman found tied and gagged on a san francisco street. the suspects go by some pretty unusual names. >> reporter: according to court documents, the two male suspects, one carrying a gun, went inside this home at 3733 san bruno avenue, assaulted the male victim, 26-year-old steven reed, then tied his hands behind his back. then the suspects beat the female victim, 19-year-old audrey prado, then gagged her with a sock. last night a resident told linda yee that the police took key evidence away, including bedding. >> like what? like a computer? >> a computer, mattresses. >> mattresses? >> like a bed. >> reporter: after they drove away, police believe on
. linda yee shows us how it works. >> reporter: it's a wristwatch with a panic button, a way for children to alert parents they're in danger. >> had pauley be wearing it or missy sanchez, had the technology existed when either of those young girls were kidnapped... >> reporter: mark believes the watch would have saved them. his 12-year-old daughter pauley was kidnapped and murder. eight-year-old missy escaped after two days in captivity. the watch can send tracking signals. >> it's got battery packs throughout the band so that it has enhanced batteries so it can send a bread crumb every minute for an entire day. >> reporter: it's a high-tech tamperproof watch with a gps locater tied into a 911 call center. inventor, jason sullivan. >> if anyone ever attempts to cut into the edge of this wrist strap, it will immediately send an letter to mom and dad and to 911. >> reporter: each watch is preprogrammed with the addresses of registered sex offenders. if a child is inside that offender's home, parents are alerted. >> i immediately knew that this is the closest thing to the holy grail of child
expected. linda yee says san francisco had to start handing out io us . >> reporter: this gun buy back program was more successful than expected. >> thank you very much. jr. dr. joe marshall says he ran out of money after buying back 125 weapons at 200 bucks apiece. ingly was ready to shut down. i was going to walk out and tell the crowd that's all we have. but the chief said, oh no no no. we have all these guns, we have to get them. one mar long rifle, one shotgun. >> reporter: dr. marshall gave out 157ious . if place chief tell us us tonight he found the money and he will announce the benefactor tomorrow. >> i'm not worried because i know the folks will show up next saturday. >> reporter: many sellers say the slaughter of school children in connecticut touched raw nerves. ingly don't have to have the guns anymore. i would like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of the more successful ones. so suc
's first ever great american fiction contest. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says the magazine has been quietly trying to change its image to keep up with modern times. >> reporter: thoughts of the saturday evening post bring those iconic covers to mind. inside some of the best short stories published. >> jim looked over his shoulder. >> reporter: berkeley author reads a passage from her story wolf. the winning entry of the magazine's first ever great american fiction contest. >> i feel a little plucked out of obscurity. i've had a small audience for a number of years. >> reporter: her story won a cash prize and publication in next month's edition of the post. >> that howling wolf spoke to his heart. >> reporter: her work follows some of the greatest story tellers fostered by the magazine. >> i don't know if i fit in that bunch. jack london is in there. i'm excited to be a part of that stream of authors that the saturday evening post has published. >> reporter: this is to find the next generation of great authors. the post is changing its image. moving from traditional to the modern cover look
, a big bay area school district is accused of mismanaging federal money. cbs 5 reporter linda yee explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her dutie
chief. neighbors tell cbs 5 recorder linda yee it seems to them that it was more talk and few real promises of any action. >> reporter: the mayor and police brass admitted up front violent crime is on the rise. specifically robberies. >> i feel your pain. >> reporter: deputy chief, captains, lieutenants talked about programs they're using. there the focus of this town hall meeting, crime prevention. what is stunning is the multiple shootings that happened in this district less than 24 hours ago they were never mentioned. there were four people shot in the neighborhood. you didn't address it at all. >> there are rules that are being held where people in that particular beat can talk to the officers about specific crime problems. with i want to aggress that there. not everybody here wants to hear about that shooting. >> reporter: one resident called the safety meeting. >> the data is never really up to date. they're always playing catch up with well what happened yesterday? >> reporter: are you convinced there are solutions? >> no. how could you feel that? you have no -- >> reporter:
. linda yee is at the mall in san francisco to explain. >> reporter: it was a momentary scare at a busy mall. somebody spotted sparks on the roof and called the fire department. aerial ladders were set up in case rescues were necessary. but it was a small grease fire in the flew of two restaurants. classrooms on the top floors were told to leave their classrooms and at once sirens started the theater management told movie goers to leave. that caused tense moments. >> because of the alarm i was like i hope there's no gunman shooting up the theater. because that's what happens in america, you know. >> just as the movie goers were leaving the theater they noticed the stores were open and people shopping. i spoke to fire commanders on the scene tonight and they said they never ordered any evacuations. no one was ever in danger. reporting live in san francisco. >>> the state of california made a half million dollar mistake. and many of us footed the bill for us. cbs reporter curtis ming on the energy rebates that never should have been paid out. >> reporter: ron boat man installed solar pane
city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland. and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree. crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius in getting the community to work with police. >> i left and said he didn't get the kind of support he
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